Research Assistant Professor in Music

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of Music

Research Assistant Professor in Music (PR0235/19-20) 

The Department of Music at Hong Kong Baptist University (http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk) invites outstanding applicants for an appointment as Research Assistant Professor specialising in the Faculty Niche Research Area of Performance Studies. The appointee is expected to have an immediate focus upon research within his/her specialism and, in particular, to seek funding via the Hong Kong Research Grants Council grant mechanisms (such as the General Research Fund), as well as to contribute to the research strengths of the Department.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in music (PhD degree or equivalent). The appointee is expected to be an active member in Department and Faculty-level administration, including (but not limited to) quality academic advising, supervision of undergraduate Honours Projects and postgraduate research.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2020. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in (i) an updated CV, (ii) up to three sample research publications/writing, (iii) a research statement that features projects that the applicant hopes to a pursue if appointed to the position, and (iv) any additional materials that the applicant believes will help the search panel make an informed decision. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 29 February 2020

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